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File #: 20-1200    Version: 1 Name: 9/21/20 Resolution to Approve Amendment #1 to the General Services Agreement with Margolis Companies, Inc. for the Purchase, Delivery and Planting of Trees along City Street Rights-of-Way
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/21/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/21/2020 Final action: 9/21/2020
Enactment date: 9/21/2020 Enactment #: R-20-382
Title: Resolution to Approve Amendment #1 to the General Services Agreement with Margolis Companies, Inc. for the Purchase, Delivery and Planting of Trees along City Street Rights-of-Way ($160,775.00)
Attachments: 1. Amendment 1 - with Contract Summary.pdf, 2. Service Agreement Margolis FY20.pdf, 3. CouncilAction24-Jul-2019-08-32-29.pdf, 4. FY21 Planting Overview.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve Amendment #1 to the General Services Agreement with Margolis Companies, Inc. for the Purchase, Delivery and Planting of Trees along City Street Rights-of-Way ($160,775.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your review is a resolution to authorize Amendment #1 to the General Services Agreement with Margolis Companies, Inc. (Margolis) in the amount of $160,775.00 for the planting of trees along City street rights-of-way.

ITB-4365, Street Tree Planting, was issued on BidNet for the purchase, delivery, and planting of 1,000 trees along City street rights-of-way in FY21. Four bids were received and opened on July 2, 2020. This ITB was subsequently cancelled due to scope-of-services changes and changes in "required to bid" species requirements.

There is still a need to plant trees this fall and Margolis, the City's FY20 planting contractor, is willing to match current pricing. ITB-4578, Street Tree Planting, was issued on BidNet for the purchase, delivery, and planting of 1,000 trees along City street rights-of-way. Three bids were received and opened on April 24, 2019. Margolis was the lowest responsible bidder. City staff has been satisfied with the work completed by Margolis and recommend amending this contract to extend their services through the end of the calendar year, December 31, 2020, under the same terms, conditions and pricing of the current contract.

The street trees to be planted as part of the project will be planted in areas identified in the FY21 Street Tree Planting Plan (attached).

Sustainability Framework: The work completed through this contract will help to achieve tree canopy targets identified in the Urban and Community Forest Management Plan, adopted by City Council in June 2014 (R-14-0696). In addition, it will help further goals in the City's Sustainability Framework, including Sustainable Systems, Clean Air and Water and Healthy Ecosystem. Trees provide many environmental, social and economic benefits to the city i...

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